Health and Safety Advisor / Officer

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January 9, 2018
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Health and Safety Advisor / Officer

  • Construction& Infrastructure
  • Cork
  • Posted 3 months ago

Breagh Recruitment

Who you’ll be working for:
A long established, successful Civil engineering company, working on various projects across Ireland, including flood defense schemes, bridge realignments, water supply schemes, road upgrades and improvements, with values up to €40,000,000 in single project value, currently have an opportunity for an experienced Health & Safety advisor to join their team on an initial project in Co Cork.

What you’ll need to have:
The successful candidate will have a HSE related degree or diploma, 4 years+ H&S site construction experience, a Health & Safety certification, experience of Site Audits and reporting, familiar with statutory provisions and HSE guidance and excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills.

What you’ll be doing:
The initial project will be based in Co Cork, working on a large flood defense scheme, but candidates will be expected to travel across Munster and Leinster as other projects commence.

Key duties will include:

  • Provide advice, guidance and instruction in all health & safety matters to management, safety representatives and employees (including sub-contractors where appropriate).
  • Advising / assisting site management in drafting and communicating Method Statements, Safe Plans of Action and Tool Box Talks
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or sub-contractors working on site.
  • Ensure that project specific Health & Safety Plan, including Risk Assessments specific to the project, are drawn up prior to the commencement of work.
  • Conduct regular inspections and site audits, and report findings to site and senior company management. Strict follow-up is required to ensure that actions are dealt with immediately.
  • Ensure that all accidents are reported, recorded and investigated and that suitable notification is given to the Directors, Health & Safety Authority and Insurers as required.
  • Compiling relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.

What you’ll get in return:
This is a full time opportunity, site based, working on heavy civil projects across Ireland. Salary will be in the region of €50,000, depending upon experience and abilities, along with travel and accommodation allowances.

How to apply:
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to Cathal McKeever, or call us now on +44(0)7724790015

The Breagh Team
Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.

Key roles we recruit for include: Design Engineers, Health & Safety managers, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.

To apply for this job email your details to cathal@breaghrecruitment.com

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